Trees by Genus

Genus 'Abies'

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Abies alba
Abies amabilis
Abies bracteata
Abies cephalonica
Abies concolor
Abies concolor var. lowiana
Abies delavayi
Abies delavayi var. forrestii
Abies delavayi var. georgii
Abies firma
Abies grandis
Abies homolepis
Abies koreana
Abies lasiocarpa
Abies magnifica
Abies nordmanniana
Abies numidica
Abies procera
Abies veitchii

Abies concolor (Colorado Fir)

Abies concolor

Also known as: White Fir

Native: Colorado, Arizona, southern California, Utah and Mexico

Location: Grown in collections and gardens but rare, the variety ┬ź6N:Abies concolor var. lowiana┬╗ being more common.


Leaves are rather long, and produce a strong lemon smell when crushed.

Pollen and Seed Cones

Abies concolor

Cones open in late April. Male cones are round and yellow, females are yellow-green, about 25mm long.

Mature Cones

Abies concolor

Mature cones are 8cm to 12cm long and may be dark purple or bright yellow-green.